Swiss Christmas Market takes place for 11th time

Press release, 09.12.2015

The Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in the UAE, organized for the eleventh time the Swiss Christmas Market in Abu Dhabi.

Swiss Ambassador attends the Swiss Christmas Market Abu Dhabi
Swiss Ambassador attends the Swiss Christmas Market Abu Dhabi SBC AD

The Swiss Ambassador, Maya Tissafi attended the Swiss Christmas Market Abu Dhabi and held a speech to open the event.

Once again, there was a small Swiss Village, a Winter Wonderland location where vendors sold seasonal articles, ornaments, decorative gifts and typical handicraft items inside nicely adorned Swiss chalets. A musical note was added with the presence of the "Original Appenzeller Streichmusik Alder", one of the most famous Swiss folklore bands promoting Swiss tradition all over the world, and in addition, school choirs provided a cheerful holiday atmosphere with their rendition of popular and well-loved Christmas carols.